Cyber Operations Engineer I, II, III

Position Location(s):  Ft. Meade, MD

Position Description: 

Researches and analyzes cybersecurity capabilities to satisfy data protection requirements; Evaluates products against the Customer’s operational requirements; Assists with the implementation of security solutions; Researches, develops requirements, evaluates, tests and implements new or improved information security software, devices or systems; Applies a combination of expert engineering knowledge of enterprise IT and security solutions to design, develop and/or implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies; Provides planning, policy, requirements, and integration support for cyber capabilities and identify opportunities for mission enhancement; Researches, designs, develops and implements proof of concept data protection solutions to address vulnerabilities and assists in highly focused, quick turnaround market research regarding technology trends and/or potential solutions to address specific requirements; Assists in the evaluation of industry offerings to identify products and technologies with the potential to support the security design, and troubleshoot and problem solve technical and non-technical issues.

Cyber Operations Engineer - Level I

  • Possesses a general technical understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation
  • With minimal guidance, identifies gaps and overlaps across existing DODIN operations (DODIN OPS) and DCO technical capabilities
  • Reports boundary protection statistics and issues to USCYBERCOM leadership
  • Conducts reviews and provides comments on technical materials consisting of, but not limited to, technical documentation and reports, cyber policy and procedures, and planning materials

Qualifications: Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Cyber Operations Engineer. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAT Level I Information Assurance Certification is required.  Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

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Cyber Operations Engineer - Level II

  • Develops, integrates, and maintains operational TTPs and SOPs
  • Recommends network management policies and procedures for implementation
  •  Identifies DODIN OPS and DCO enterprise management tool requirements and evaluate operational standards and tools for use
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge in IT standards, protocols, and methods of exploitation
  • Coordinates network defense operations with DoD Component Commands/Services/Agencies/Field Activities (CC/S/A/FAs), Intelligence Agencies, Law Enforcement (LE), U.S. Government organizations

Qualifications: Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Cyber Operations Engineer. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; a Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of relevant experience. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

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Cyber Operations Engineer - Level III

  • Applies advanced telecommunications knowledge of DoD network designs and operations to analyze and define global network centric solutions
  • Analyzes and evaluates voice/video/data system solutions and provide support for joint full spectrum (terrestrial and space) system and network integration
  • Conducts enterprise assessments of threats and vulnerabilities, determine deviations from acceptable configurations and security controls, assess the level of risk, and develop and/or recommend appropriate remediation strategies
  • Maintains thorough knowledge on DODIN operations, U.S. cyber operations community architecture, and potential defensive capabilities for countering cyber threats
  • Assesses operational risks and issues, develops effective courses of action and mitigation strategies, mediates and coordinates actions
  • Analyzes and reports on technical issues of current and future DoD plans, programs, policies, and activity related to the assessment of the DODIN
  • Supports the design and development of networks and associated enterprise architectures

Qualifications: Minimum ten (10) years of experience as a Cyber Operations Engineer. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; a Master’s Degree may be substituted for two (2) years of relevant experience. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level II Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

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